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The Endless: Spring filmmakers' new death cult movie gets first look

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Filmmakers Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead gained fans in the horror community with their debut collaboration, 2012’s reality-bending addiction tale Resolution, and then many more with 2014’s Spring, a Lovecraftian love story which Guillermo del Toro hailed as “one of the best horror films of this decade.” Last August, it was announced that the pair were reteaming to both star in and co-direct a third feature, named The Endless, but little other information has been released about the project — until now.

Entertainment Weekly can exclusively reveal that the film follows two brothers who return to the death cult from which they fled a decade ago, to find that there might be some truth to the group’s otherworldly beliefs. We’ve also gotten our hands on the first-ever stills from the film, which you can see below.

The Endless costars Tate Ellington, Emily Montague, Lew Temple, Vinny Curran, Peter Cilella, Shane Brady, Kira Powell, and Callie Hernandez. The film is produced by David Lawson with Thomas R. Burke and Leal Naim from Love & Death Productions, and Robert E. Pfaff and Frederick A Pfaff of Pfaff & Pfaff Productions. XYZ Films will be arranging distribution. 

Spring composer Jimmy LaValle, from the solo musical project The Album Leaf, is scoring The Endless. Below, you can also see the Benson- and Moorhead-directed video for the track “Never Far,” from the recent Album Leaf release, Between Waves.

<a href="http://bit.ly/MUZfBK"><img class="size-medium wp-image-206494 alignright" title="wha happened?" src="http://ewpopwatch.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/screen-shot-2012-06-27-at-9-41-01-pm.png?w=300&quot; alt="" width="300" height="222"></a>It means you're both hot (sans <a href="http://bit.ly/KR6Pi3&quot; target="_blank">grill</a>, 'stache)…. and you're both going to London! I mean, not that you weren't <a href="http://popwatch.ew.com/2012/06/25/olympics-ryan-lochte-michael-phelps/&quot; target="_blank">ALREADY</a>.<br> <br> <strong>Men's 200M Freestyle:</strong> Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte (pictured, pondering) qualified along with Ricky Berens and Conor Dwyer. Fifth and sixth-place finishers Matt McLean and Charlie Houchin will also go to London to flesh out the freestyle relays -- but they'll have to swim there, in shifts.<br> <br> Did anyone else think Lochte touched the wall first? I could have sworn. This is one of the <em>many</em> reasons I am not Olympic (electronic wall) material. <!--more--><br> <br> <strong>Women's 100M Backstroke:</strong> First-time Olympian Missy Franklin and Rachel Bootsma qualified, leaving two-time Olympic gold medalist and uber-cutie Natalie Coughlin in their wake. Missy set an American record for the backstroke and a Great Timing record for having just gotten her braces off a few months ago.<br> <br> <strong>Men's 100M Backstroke:</strong> Matt Grevers and Nick Thoman qualified. Dan and Rowdy clearly haven't eaten the chip of encyclopedic knowledge re: either of these guys so we don't learn much about them. Grevers' 52.08 was the second-fastest time in history. "We weren't ready to talk about Peirsol's record going down!" Mmmm. <a href="https://ewedit.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/517ee-aaronpeirsol5.jpg&quot; target="_blank">Aaron Peirsol</a>.<br> <br> <strong>Women's 100M Breast:</strong> Judy Greer lookalike Breeja Larson and Rebecca Soni qualified despite Soni's "pedestrian finish." Larson is another first-timer and the winner of tonight's….<br> <br> <strong>BEST FASHION STATEMENT</strong><br> <br> <a href="http://ewpopwatch.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/screen-shot-2012-06-27-at-10-00-32-pm.png"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-206492" title="olympic flames on the side of my face" src="http://ewpopwatch.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/screen-shot-2012-06-27-at-10-00-32-pm.png?w=300&quot; alt="" width="300" height="231"></a><br> <br> Larson's post-swim look, which brilliantly combined the evening gown and swimwear portions of the competition, was very "Katniss at the opening ceremonies." (Hidden gem: Girl's on fire!)<br> <br> <strong>MOST UNFORTUNATE SHOT</strong><br> <br> <a href="http://ewpopwatch.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/screen-shot-2012-06-27-at-9-39-49-pm.png"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-206493" title="the snozberries taste like chlorine" src="http://ewpopwatch.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/screen-shot-2012-06-27-at-9-39-49-pm.png?w=300&quot; alt="" width="300" height="203"></a><br> <br> Jessica Hardy right after Dan and Rowdy said she had not gone to Beijing because of a positive drug test.<br> <br> <strong>DON'T YOU LOVE THE WAY HE LEANS?</strong><br> <br> <a href="http://ewpopwatch.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/screen-shot-2012-06-27-at-9-38-27-pm.png"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-206490" title="have you ever seen a closer race?" src="http://ewpopwatch.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/screen-shot-2012-06-27-at-9-38-27-pm.png?w=300&quot; alt="" width="300" height="199"></a><br> <br> Dan Hicks and Rowdy Gaines stand painfully close to one another when they're alone, so naturally they threatened to smoosh Men's 100M Breaststroke qualifier Brendan <a href="http://bit.ly/MzjNAr&quot; target="_blank">'Skarsgard'</a> Hansen.<br> <br> <a href="http://ewpopwatch.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/screen-shot-2012-06-27-at-9-39-06-pm.png"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-206489" title="you get NOTHING. you LOSE. good DAY sir!" src="http://ewpopwatch.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/screen-shot-2012-06-27-at-9-39-06-pm.png?w=300&quot; alt="" width="300" height="199"></a><br> <br> Eventually Rowdy went in for the kill, leaving Hicks to seethe with jealousy so far, far away.<br> <br> <strong>DISCUSSION QUESTIONS:</strong><br> <br> 1. Do you ever just want to reach in and roll the backstrokers over?<br> 2. Did Rowdy (or Dan)'s incredulous "Does she have enough steam in that 29-year-old body????!" re: Natalie Coughlin make you feel older and more decrepit than usual?<br> 3. Would you single-cap, double-cap, or triple-mocha-capp it?<br> <br> <a class="twitter-follow-button" href="https://twitter.com/EWAnnieBarrett">Follow @EWAnnieBarrett</a><br> <br> <strong>Read more: </strong><br> <a href="http://bit.ly/MzjNAr&quot; target="_blank">Night 2: Do all male swimmers look like Alexander Skarsgard?</a><br> <a href="http://popwatch.ew.com/2012/06/25/olympics-ryan-lochte-michael-phelps/&quot; target="_blank">U.S. Olympic swimming trials: Best and worst of Night 1</a><br> <a href="http://popwatch.ew.com/2012/06/22/olympic-trials-tv-schedule/&quot; target="_blank">Olympic trials TV schedule: It’s time to care!</a>
<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-49411" title="daniel-radcliffe_510" src="http://ewmusicmix.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/daniel-radcliffe_510.jpg&quot; alt="" width="510" height="207">You know how Jon Hamm will basically show up to do anything that sounds fun, which is why he picked up <a href="http://www.hulu.com/watch/363325&quot; target="_blank">more on-air time than Jay Pharoah on <em>Saturday Night Live </em></a>last season? Apparently, the British equivalent of "What if we got the guy from <em>Mad Men </em>to do a funny accent?" is "Let's put one of those <em>Harry Potter </em>kids in a music video."<br> <br> Rupert Grint had a star turn in <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4BLVznuWnU&quot; target="_blank">Ed Sheeran's video for "Lego House"</a> not too long ago, and perhaps not wanting to be one-upped by  (SPOILER ALERT FOR INFORMATION THAT HAS BEEN AVAILABLE FOR LITERALLY YEARS) his on-screen brother-in-law, Daniel Radcliffe stars in the one-shot video for Slow Club's "Beginners." In a single take, Radcliffe emotes all over a deserted pub and goes through a handful of breakdowns that manifest themselves in punching, leaping, playing air guitar, falling over, and ill-executed lip-syncing. Check out the clip below. <!--more--><br> <br> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0tTp25txOE&w=510<br&gt; <br> Radcliffe is pretty convincing as an emotional wreck who doesn't have the benefit of mystical words and convoluted time travel scenarios to get him out of jams. Between his catharsis and that shirt, could this be a back door audition to play Hunter S. Thompson in another adaptation of <em><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_9tZ3aPCFo&quot; target="_blank">Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas</a>? </em>Or perhaps that long-awaited <a href="https://ewedit.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/69f3f-magnum-pi-moustache.jpeg&quot; target="_blank"><em>Magnum P.I.</em></a> film? Or a super creepy version of <a href="http://wondersofdisney.yolasite.com/resources/toondis/rangers/dale1.gif&quot; target="_blank"><em>Chip and Dale's Rescue Rangers</em></a>? Seriously, that shirt cray.<br> <br> <strong>Read more on EW.com:</strong><br> <a href="http://popwatch.ew.com/2012/05/30/harry-potter-spells-supercut/&quot; target="_blank">Presenting 'Harry Potter: The All-Spells Edition' -- VIDEO</a><br> <a href="http://insidemovies.ew.com/2012/05/21/the-women-in-black-daniel-radcliffe-dvd/&quot; target="_blank">'The Woman in Black': Daniel Radcliffe on his post-Potter gothic horror hit -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO</a><br> <a href="http://popwatch.ew.com/2012/05/18/daniel-radcliffe-jon-hamm-a-young-doctors-notebook/&quot; target="_blank">Harry Potter to play young Don Draper in your new favorite miniseries</a>

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